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October 24, 2011 Solar power showing greater mainstream potentialSource: Sun Times
NEW YORK — Solar energy may finally get its day in the sun. The high costs that for years made it impractical as a mainstream source of energy are plummeting. Real estate companies are racing to install solar panels on office...
October 21, 2011 'Greening' your firm can save moneySource: Minneapolis Business Journal
There is no shortage of advice available these days for CEOs looking to green up their companies. A Google search for “green business tips” yielded 95.2 million results. And it’s a fair bet most of those sites feature some...
October 21, 2011 $20 billion in renewable energy investments power Ontario Clean Technology Alliance at SPI 2011Source: Global Solar Technology
In the same month Forbes Magazine rated Canada as the world’s top country for business, executives from the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance attended Solar Power International in Dallas to invite environmental technology...
October 20, 2011 Solar Companies Seek Duties for China Imports on ‘Steroids’Source: BusinessWeek
U.S. solar-equipment makers asked the government to slap duties on more than $1 billion of Chinese imports, joining the wind-power industry in seeking compensation for alleged unfair state aid undercutting American competitors.
(BOSTON) – NEWSWEEK has published its third annual Green Rankings, identifying the greenest among the world’s largest companies. Research partners Sustainalytics and Trucost evaluated each company’s performance on a number of...
October 18, 2011 Economies of Scale Spur Solar's ExpansionSource: Renewable Energy News
LONDON -- Large-scale solar seems to be just getting into its stride and already it's heading along at an eye-wateringly quick pace. Only a few short years ago record-breaking installations were of a few megawatts. Nowadays they...
October 18, 2011 Who are private equity firms 'greening' for?Source: Financial News
Paul Fletcher, chief executive of private equity firm Actis, said the unsayable yesterday when he declared that investors prize returns over a manager's environmental and social governance strategy.Fletcher, speaking during a...
October 17, 2011 Why is Europe Greener Than the U.S.?Source: The Daily Beast
This year’s expansion of the Green Rankings to include the top 500 global companies presents a timely opportunity to reflect on some compelling regional trends. Is the same value assigned to being “green” in Europe, North...
October 12, 2011 Sainsbury's Commits £1 Billion to Sustainability InitiativesSource: GreenBiz
Geothermal energy heating the store, less packaging around the products, and a proliferation of greener produce looks set to become the norm for one of the U.K.'s largest supermarket chains, after Sainsbury's last night became...
October 6, 2011 The greening of KoreaSource: The Korea Times
Everyone agrees something is going wrong, physically and visibly, with the world we live in. Every spring, the Korean Peninsula endures yellow dust blowing in from northern China and Mongolia. This year the rainy season lasted...
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